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Political Instability Seen Continuing After Elections in Lesotho

Moeketsi Majoro casts his vote at a polling station in Maseru, Lesotho, on Oct. 7. 

Moeketsi Majoro casts his vote at a polling station in Maseru, Lesotho, on Oct. 7. 

Photographer: Molise Molise/AFP/Getty Images

Elections in Lesotho are unlikely to stabilize politics in the mountain kingdom, with another governing coalition expected to be the outcome of Friday’s vote, Oxford Economics Africa said.

Residents of the mountain kingdom headed to polling stations from 7 a.m. to elect a new 120-seat parliament, with representatives from four main political parties on the ballot.